Energy Education
Professional Development Calendar


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July 25, 2018

​Energy Curriculum for Real-world STEM Education

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Create authentic inquiry experiences, and increase motivation, through student-led school building energy audits. In this workshop, we’ll explore energy efficiency curriculum and practice using energy audit tools; then connect these activities to larger environmental issues, local school district projects and goals, and service learning opportunities. You’ll leave this workshop with ready-to-use activities and an Energy Audit Sampler kit valued at $150 to allow for immediate implementation back at school!

Graduate credit available for additional cost if you participate in any two approved workshops during the summer. Contact the WCEE for details: wcee@uwsp.edu.

Cost: $75

Register here

Registration Deadline July 18

SPASH, Stevens Point, Wis.

July 26, 2018

Energize Your Curriculum with Renewable Energy

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Renewable energy is exciting! Does it work in Wisconsin? Get your students excited about renewable energy and the implications it has for our environment and economy, while exploring potential careers in the energy industry. This workshop provides hands-on activities and classroom-based applications for teachers to help analyze energy information and create strategies and techniques to enhance STEM in their classrooms. Activities may include siting a solar system, experimenting with wind and water turbines, and building a shoebox solar cooker. Workshop participants will receive the KEEP Doable Renewables: Renewable Energy Education Supplement designed for teachers to use in their classrooms.

Graduate credit available for additional cost if you participate in any two approved workshops during the summer. Contact the WCEE for details: wcee@uwsp.edu.

Cost: $75 

Register here

Registration Deadline July 19

MREA, Custer, Wis.

​October 23, 2018

Increasing Student Engagement and Literacy Skills through Energy

8:30 am - 3:30 PM

Infuse relevant information and various teaching methods into content area while increasing student engagement and energy literacy. This workshop will provide cross-curricular hands-on activities to develop STEM skills focused on energy concepts correlated to NGSS, Common Core, and WI Model Academic Standards. Activities include gathering and analyzing data, hands-on experimentation with energy audit tools, and exposure to current events and text sets. The workshop will include time for collaboration and lesson planning, and a variety of ready-to-use activities will be supplied.

Graduate credit available for additional cost if you participate in any two approved workshops during the fall semester. Contact the WCEE for details: wcee@uwsp.edu.

Registration Coming Soon

CESA 12, Ashland, Wis.

​October 31-December 2

​NRES 633 Energy Education: Concepts & Practices

12 Tuition Scholarships Available!

Flyer & Registration Form

Registration Deadline October 24
Online via D2L

​November 5, 2018

​Utilizing the School Building as a Teaching Tool: Investigations in Energy Efficiency

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Empower students and staff to be part of the energy solution through relevant experimentation using cutting-edge technology. This workshop utilizes the school building as a teaching tool to explore energy efficiency concepts and evaluate energy use through hands-on discovery and advice from energy professionals. Participants develop energy-savings action plans that meet demand for project- and STEM-based learning and link to future career options. The workshop will include time for collaboration and lesson planning, and a variety of ready-to-use activities will be supplied so teachers can integrate relevant lessons right away. Recommended for teachers of grades 5-12 and schools undergoing energy management services.  

Graduate credit available for additional cost if you participate in any two approved workshops during the fall semester. Contact the WCEE for details: wcee@uwsp.edu.

Registration Coming Soon
CESA 5, Portage, Wis.

​November 14, 2018

​Increasing Student Engagement and Literacy Skills through Energy

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Infuse relevant information and various teaching methods into content area while increasing student engagement and energy literacy. This workshop will provide cross-curricular hands-on activities to develop STEM skills focused on energy concepts correlated to NGSS, Common Core, and WI Model Academic Standards. Activities include gathering and analyzing data, hands-on experimentation with energy audit tools, and exposure to current events and text sets. The workshop will include time for collaboration and lesson planning, and a variety of ready-to-use activities will be supplied.

Graduate credit available for additional cost if you participate in any two approved workshops during the fall semester. Contact the WCEE for details: wcee@uwsp.edu.

Register

CESA 4, West Salem, Wis.

November 15, 2018

​Energize Your Curriculum with Renewable Energy

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

This workshop offers hands-on activities, class discussions, and classroom-based applications to help analyze energy information and create strategies and techniques to enhance students’ understanding of renewable energy. Participants will explore renewable energy technologies such as solar, wind, hydro, biomass, and geothermal energy sources through hands-on experiences. This workshop will highlight how Wisconsin is utilizing these sources as well as explore renewable energy around the world. The workshop will include time for collaboration and lesson planning, and a variety of ready-to-use activities will be supplied so teachers can integrate relevant lessons right away. Recommended for teachers of grades 5-12, adaptable to PK-4 audiences.

Graduate credit available for additional cost if you participate in any two approved workshops during the fall semester. Contact the WCEE for details: wcee@uwsp.edu.

Registration Coming Soon
CESA 6, Oshkosh, Wis.

​December 14, 2018

​Utilizing the School Building as a Teaching Tool: Investigations in Energy Efficiency

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Empower students and staff to be part of the energy solution through relevant experimentation using cutting-edge technology. This workshop utilizes the school building as a teaching tool to explore energy efficiency concepts and evaluate energy use through hands-on discovery and advice from energy professionals. Participants develop energy-savings action plans that meet demand for project- and STEM-based learning and link to future career options. The workshop will include time for collaboration and lesson planning, and a variety of ready-to-use activities will be supplied so teachers can integrate relevant lessons right away. Recommended for teachers of grades 5-12 and schools undergoing energy management services.  

Graduate credit available for additional cost if you participate in any two approved workshops during the fall semester. Contact the WCEE for details: wcee@uwsp.edu.

Registration Coming Soon
CESA 6, Oshkosh, Wis.

​January 23, 2018

Utilizing the School Building as a Teaching Tool: Investigations in Energy Efficiency

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Empower students and staff to be part of the energy solution through relevant experimentation using cutting-edge technology. This workshop utilizes the school building as a teaching tool to explore energy efficiency concepts and evaluate energy use through hands-on discovery and advice from energy professionals. Participants develop energy-savings action plans that meet demand for project- and STEM-based learning and link to future career options. The workshop will include time for collaboration and lesson planning, and a variety of ready-to-use activities will be supplied so teachers can integrate relevant lessons right away. Recommended for teachers of grades 5-12 and schools undergoing energy management services.  

Graduate credit available for additional cost if you participate in any two approved workshops during the fall semester. Contact the WCEE for details: wcee@uwsp.edu.

CESA 4, West Salem, Wis.

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